2005 World Cup Dressage Finalists Announced

The Federation Equestre International (FEI) announced the final list of qualified riders for the FEI World Cup Dressage Final in Las Vegas, April 22-24, 2004. The title defender will be Dutch Anky van Grunsven with her Hanoverian gelding Salinero (by Salieri x Lungau).

Other finalists are:

From the Western European League

  • 1. Isabell Werth GER , Anthony
  • 2. Ann Kathrin Linsenhoff GER, Wahajama-Unicef or Renoir-Unicef
  • 3. Andreas Helgstrand DEN, Blue Hors Cavan
  • 4. Hubertus Schmidt GER, Aramis
  • 5. Carl Hester GBR, Escapado
  • 6. Edward Gal NED, Gribaldi or Lingh
  • 7. Jan Brink SWE, Bjorsells Briar
  • 8. Sven Rothenberger NED, Barclay II
  • 9. Lone Joergensen DEN, Hardthof's Ludewig G

and the following additional rider has been granted a place

  • 10. Marie-Line Wettstein SUI, Le Primeur 2

From the Central European League

  • 1. Elena Sidneva, RUS Artax Condor

From USA:

  • 1. Debbie Mc Donald USA, Brentina
  • 2. Leslie Morse USA, Kingston


  • 1. Leslie Reid CAN, Mark

From South America / Asia

  • 1. Ceasar Parra COL, Galant Du Serein

Wild cards:

  • 1. Guenter Seidel USA, Aragon
  • 2. Robert Dover USA , FBW Kennedy

For further information on the FEI World Cup Dressage Final, presented by Offield Farms (April 20-24) www.worldcuplasvegas.com

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